Surveillance

China’s Electric Cars Are Government Spies

There are currently 1.4 million electric cars providing data, including real-time location.

Humans Made Drones by Copying Birds. Birds Are Fighting Back.

As machines fill the skies, they meet resistance from the animals who already live there.

Who’s Tracking Your License Plate?

Automated license plate readers are collecting and sharing tons of data across state lines, according to records from nearly 200 police departments nationwide.

The City of the Future Is a Data-Collection Machine

In Toronto, Alphabet, Google’s parent company, hopes to create the sensor-filled metropolis of tomorrow.

The DEA And ICE Are Hiding Surveillance Cameras In Streetlights

It’s unclear where the streetlight cameras have been installed, or where the next deployments will take place.

Intel Community is Developing a More Spy-Proof Room

The intelligence community’s research arm is upgrading SCIF security to protect against threats from personal devices and sensors.

China Is Exporting Its Digital Surveillance Methods to African Governments

The country is providing a mix of official training and infrastructure.

ACLU Demands Homeland Security Disclose Facial Recognition Tech Details

The organization is highly concerned with ICE's use of facial recognition technology.

Russian Intel Chief: Internet Should Be Controlled By ‘Proper Authorities’

The FSB says it’s trying to curb extremism online — but it’s also muting foreign and dissenting voices.